Measurements

How many cornflakes fit in a 1kg box?

O.K. I confess! I am a former science teacher who struggles with the metric system – always have! Yes, dear former students, I know I forced you to think and work in metrics the minute you entered my classroom and would tolerate nothing else. It was a “do as I say, not as I do” sort of thing. All one needs to do is look at my online shopping order here in the U.K. to see how I, indeed, lack a clear understanding of metric quantities. I mean, who knew that 500g of sugar came in a teeny tiny bag that can fit into a coffee mug? And seriously! A 1-Kg box of Cornflakes is the size of an orange...

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